U.S. Steel, United Steelworkers to launch mining campaign

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U.S. Steel Corp.'s chief executive officer says the Pittsburgh-based company will work with the steelworkers union on a initiative to promote Minnesota’s iron ore industry, Minnesota Public Radio reports.

John Surma told a business group in Minneapolis, "It is designed to make sure that everyone in Minnesota knows a little more about what we do, from an employment and economic standpoint, about how we do it, and about opportunities in mining and economic development for the state."

He said iron ore mining plays a major role in the state's ecnomy, but many Minnesotans outside the Iron Range don’t know much about the industry.

U.S. Steel has ore operations in Keewatin, Minn., and Mt. Iron, Minn.

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